I think part of the beauty and utility of creative nonfiction is that the truthfulness of it can lie outside the explicit narrative. Usually, when I write creative nonfiction, the narrative is largely true but the details are fictionalized.

So, I asked myself, what if I told a story in which the narrative isn’t true for me, but is for other people?

Kinda cool, I think.

Jim

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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